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Phil Kerpen on April 27, 2012 | End Regulatory Tyranny, Unlock American Energy

By Phil Kerpen
Published April 27, 2012
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The EPA is supposed to protect the environment, not crucify industries that it dislikes. But as the sensational video that recently surfaced shows, all too often the agency does the latter.

If the problem began and ended with EPA Region 6 administrator Al Armendariz, then dismissing him would be enough to solve it. Unfortunately, Armendariz merely used more colorful language to describe an approach that has driven the agenda of President Obama's EPA.

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Phil Kerpen on April 24, 2012 | End Regulatory Tyranny

By Phil Kerpen
Published April 24, 2012
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Monday, even the reliably pro-Obama New York Times woke up to the reality that Obama is now routinely bypassing Congress to govern by bureaucrat decree (a fact they could have learned in great detail in my book "Democracy Denied" by the way, but I digress).

Today, the United States Senate will have an opportunity to do something about it, when they vote later this afternoon on the Enzi Resolution, S.J. Res 36, which would stop one of Obama’s serial abusers of bureaucratic power, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in its tracks.

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Take action at StopTheNLRB.com.

Phil Kerpen on April 20, 2012 |

American Commitment led a coalition of 27 free market and conservative groups urging the Senate to stand up to the NLRB's Ambush Elections power grab. Unfortunately, every Democratic senator joined one Republican, Lisa Murkowski, to block Senator Enzi's resolution and allow this power grab to continue.

This is the group letter:

Nlrb Cra Multi-party Final

Phil Kerpen on April 20, 2012 | End Regulatory Tyranny

Published: 9:53 PM 04/19/2012

By Phil Kerpen
President, American Commitment

With the spectacle of Senate Budget Chairman Kent Conrad being forced to back down on actually offering a budget, it’s clearer than ever that Senate Democrats are pursuing a deliberate strategy of doing nothing, blocking House-passed bills and giving President Obama a free hand to use regulators and bureaucrats to push his agenda forward. The Senate has already failed to stand up to the EPA’s back-door cap-and-trade energy taxes and the FCC’s self-created legally dubious power to regulate the Internet. Next week we’ll find out if there are any Senate Democrats willing to stand up to the NLRB bureaucrats who are imposing the failed card-check legislation in bite-size pieces via bureaucratic decree.

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